142nd Wing to conduct temporary night flying operations March 15-17


PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Wing will conduct routine F-15 Eagle night training missions on March 15 – 17, 2022.

Night training allows the Citizen-Airmen pilots assigned to the Portland Air National Guard Base to stay current with mandatory Air Force requirements.

Night flying is an essential training requirement for nighttime competency maneuvers. Training flights will be completed each evening before 10:00 p.m.

About the 142nd Wing:
The Portland Air National Guard Base employs around 1,500 Airmen who provide an economic impact of nearly $500 million to the region. The 142nd Wing defends our homeland with F-15 Eagle fighter jets, guarding the Pacific Northwest skies from Northern California to the Canadian border, as part of Air Combat Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). Their mission is to provide unequalled, mission-ready units to sustain combat aerospace superiority and peacetime tasking any time, any place in service to our nation, state and community.